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Date:   Sun, 19 Jul 2020 23:21:00 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Alexander Lobakin <>
Cc:     "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Igor Russkikh <>,
        Michal Kalderon <>,
        Ariel Elior <>,
        Denis Bolotin <>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <>,
        "Martin K. Petersen" <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next 01/14] qed: convert link mode from u32 to

On Sun, Jul 19, 2020 at 11:14:40PM +0300, Alexander Lobakin wrote:
> Currently qed driver already ran out of 32 bits to store link modes,
> and this doesn't allow to add and support more speeds.
> Convert link mode to bitmap that will always have enough space for
> any number of speeds and modes.

Hi Alexander

Why not just throw away all these QED_LM_ defines and use the kernel
link modes? The fact you are changing the u32 to a bitmap suggests the
hardware does not use them.


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